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Ovie Muntean, Chief Operating Officer of Northwest Battle Buddies (NWBB), passionately supports U.S. military Veterans through the mission of providing life-changing service dogs. Born and raised in Transylvania, Romania, Ovie brings a unique perspective to NWBB, understanding the transformative power of freedom and the vital role of supporting those who have served our nation.
Ovie's journey from growing up under the socialist-communist dictatorship in Romania to becoming a proud advocate for Veterans is both inspiring and impactful. After settling in the United States, Ovie leveraged his experiences to build a successful career in real estate and finance. His commitment to helping others led him to NWBB, where he plays a crucial role in securing sponsorships, managing finances, and organizing fundraising events. Ovie is deeply involved in every aspect of NWBB's activities, working tirelessly to empower Veterans to lead healthy and meaningful lives with the assistance of a Service Dog. His dedication to the cause, along with the shared values he found with NWBB's founder, Shannon Walker, solidified his commitment to the mission.